To hear of William (Bill) and Mary Maselko’s deep conviction for their faith is to be truly inspired. Their Catholic roots run deep. To hear of William (Bill) and Mary Maselko’s deep conviction to their faith is to be truly inspired. Bill and Mary’s Catholic roots run deep. They both attended Catholic high schools and […]

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Supporting Catholic Causes: 3 Conversations To Have This Year

Supporting Catholic Causes in Estate Planning. Think of the biggest decisions you’ve made in your life: moving to a new town, making a major purchase, changing jobs, retiring. How many of those decisions did you make only after consulting loved ones, experts or both? Probably most or all of them. Choosing to include a charitable […]

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CCFMD Impact: St. Anthony’s Place

CCFMD Endowment Funds Enable St. Anthony’s Place to ‘Say Yes’ to Community Needs in Cumberland. Funds setup through the Catholic Community Foundation, such as The Balch Family Endowment Fund for St. Anthony Place, are providing much-needed financial support to the outreach center of Our Lady of the Mountains Parish in western Maryland’s Allegany County. Video […]

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CCFMD 2022 Annual Meeting

CCFMD 2022 Virtual Annual Meeting

View Highlights from the CCFMD’s 2022 Virtual Annual Meeting. The annual meeting for the Catholic Community Foundation was held on February 23. Click the image below to view the video online. Video courtesy Elite Production Services

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Scott Pawley is a 15-year-old freshman at Calvert Hall College High School whose motivation and care for others is an inspiration to us all. His mother, Mary, described his approach to life as, “He has a ‘why can’t we do this?’ attitude. ‘It has never been done before, but why can’t we try.’” It’s this […]

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Harrison Fund Supports Catholic Education


Laurence and Tori Harrison were both standout basketball stars at Towson Catholic High School. Laurence, who grew to be seven feet tall, went on to play at Wake Forest, and after college played professionally in Spain, Italy and Mexico. Tori was a four-year letter winner and a two-year captain at Louisiana Tech, helping to lead […]

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Ordained in 1982, Reverend Patrick Carrion currently serves as the pastor of St. Bernadette Parish in Severn. Father Carrion’s soft-spoken nature belies a motivation and drive that will truly have a lasting impact on the Archdiocese of Baltimore. To date, he has established, or helped establish, 12 funds within the Catholic Community Foundation.   Most […]

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Within the Catholic Community Foundation, there is a constant and deep desire to do good. As Patrick Madden, the Foundation Executive Director puts it, “We, as Catholics, are giving people.” The recently established St. Francis of Assisi Fund expands the breadth of the Foundation’s impact in our community and its ability to help those among […]

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